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carrying corn. it happened in this incorporated area of east contra costa county. passengers tell us they felt the train shudder. the impact scared passengers, some of whom panicked. this doctor helped the pregnant woman when the woman started screaming. >> i got so scared. >> it was panicked. no one heard anything for 10, 15 minutes when they announced it on the speakers. >> i was falling asleep and i saw the jerk and i freaked out a little bit. >> just a little bit? >> a lot, actually. >> the fire chief tells us that 35 people were injured. >> approximately 35 victims have been injured in the collision from minor to moderate injuries. they are currently being triaged and transported to local hospitals. >> the driver and a passenger of the truck the train hit are uninjured. >> now, this is what the scene looks like live from sky 7. there are four fire trucks and 10 ambulances were distach patched. -- dispatched. they have not moved since the accident. there are 100 emergency personnel on scene. we are told that amtrak police are investigating the accident. we asked, but we don't kno
:45. prosecute police said they would use tear gas if they didn't go away and they kept their promise. is choking tear gas sfild the air in front of city hall as protestors scatte scatter. hour and a half earlier, police use grenade on washington and eighth street. demonstrator surrounded handful of police trying to make an arrest. some demonstrators flung paint at police in riot gear. moments before that, this. police arrested a man and woman on broadway as the crowd of several hundred tried to march toward police headquarters. police estimate between 400 500 protestors tonight. they say no injuries reported and tear gas episode tonight. around 6:00 o'clock they told the protestors to leave or tear gachlts protestors left and marched around the park but then came back again. more disburse orders given at that point. police unleash the tear gas and clearly don't want the protestors to reup frank plaza. live in oakland, abc 7 news. >> remarkable pictures that you brought us. flash bang grenad grenade. enormous amount of tear gas in the aivrment you were affected by this. so
of the iraq war. one of the most divisive conflicts in u.s. history. president says all-american troops will be withdrawn from the countries by year's end. the war and build-up to it sparked a number of mass demonstrations like this one in san francisco. and this garden of white crosses in lafayette protesting more than 4400 lives lost in the war. mark matthews with reaction to the president's decision from all sides. >> reporter: they say the president confided weeks ago that today's announcement was coming. >> we learned for several weeks now that, in fact, this would be the case. again we have been in close contact with the white house. >> zhee says she reminded the president of a resolution to cut off funding for the war. but it was iraq's decision to refuse immunity to u.s. troops that left the president no choice. stanford center on democracy. >> if you can exempt american troops from being liable to be tried in iraqi courts under iraqi law, we can't stay there under that circumstance. that is not a condition we can accept anywhere in the world. >> in early 2004, professor larry d
back to '91 where his wife sought a divorce. she wrote, he start add using me, i did not take his gun, but he did not believe me. allman says she was jealous of his new relationship. yesterday morning he was discovered in sunnyvale. >> all three deputies at the scene fired shots and the subject was pronounced dead at the scene. >> reporter: the meeting going on inside the town hall is open and it could go two hours, four hours, it is being given to the company by the city of cupertino, take their time and get the job done. david louie is here. if some members of the kaiser family want to talk about what happened up there he will have that tonight at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >> >> oakland police have arrested a suspect in a robbery and shooting that left a woman seriously wounded and closed part o 580 for three hours yesterday. a gunman shot a woman in the legs after she refused to give up her purse. the shooter drove off, crashed on the 580 trance ramp and took off on -- on foot. chp searched the freeway causing major traffic delays for hours no word where the
much of downtown oakland. earlier today police used loud speakers telling demonstrators to qleer the area around city hall. when that didn't happen, this is what happened next. police warned the crowd they would use teargas if if the protesters didn't leave, and they kept their promise. they were choking teargas near oakland city hall. this took place at 7:45 and scattered several blocks away. this was not the first time demonstrators tangled with police today. around 6:00 police used flash bang grenades after demonstrators swarmed around a handful of officers trying to make an arrest on washington and a street. demonstrators flung paint and other objects at the officers until reinforcement moved in and pushed the crowd back. a few moments earlier around 5:30, the several hundred marchers hit a wall of marcherswho prevented the demonstrators from reaching police headquarters. there was pushing and shoving with officers arresting a man and woman. the march was loud, but peaceful when it kicked off from the oakland library around 4:00 this afternoon. they were upset that the occupy
'm cheryl jennings. more than 4400 military members have been killed since the u.s. went after saddam hussein and invaded iran during the bush administration. katie is here with more on the troop withdrawal. >> the headline from today was simple, all u.s. troops coming hope, as scheduled. in his second address to the nation in as many days, president obama gave military families a big reason to celebrate the upcoming holidays. an hour ago president obama announced there will be a complete u.s. troop withdrawal from iraq by the end of the year. december 31st, 2011 was set as the deadline in 2008. there was talk of leaving a small number of troops in country to help with security. today the president confirmed that will not be the case. >> the president: the last american soldier will cross the boarder out of iraq with their heads held -- border out of iraq with their heads held high knowing the american people stand united in our support for our troops. that is now america's military efforts in iraq will end. >> reporter: the president spoke with the prime minister of iraq. he said the
at the station for us with the latest. alan? >> carolyn, we are a few blocks away from the oakland amtrak station where a major emergency response is taking place. you can look down there. the olympic -- the oakland fire department says 18 people were injured. we are told one of the trains was boarding and de boarding when another amtrak train on the same track slammed into it. the impact derailed one of the trains and now railroad inspectors are trying to figure out how this all happened. we are told it was the pacific starlight from seattle to l.a. that struck the other amtrak train that we have not been able to identify yet. the rare road worker said the mechanism was not activated and it is still in the wrong position that lead these two trains to collide. again coming back, the oakland fire department says at least 18 passengers have been injured in this collision of two amtrak trains. the railroad inspectors have arrived and they are trying to figure out how exactly this happened. for now alan wang repo
from him as soon as we can but in the men time we have on the phone with us from the contra costa county fire department chief hue henderson. are you there. >> yes. >> i appreciate. tell us what is happening there right now in terms of the injured at least. how many are we dealing with? >>reporter: okay right now is we currently have 35 victims that are complaining of my nor pain to moderate injuries. we have 10 ambulances on scene that we are working on arranging transport to local hospitals with. we are in a rural area out on an island so getting patients moved and stuff right now is been a little tricky but we are working through that right now to make it work. >>reporter: okay chief sounds like all the injuries are minor to moderate. no life threatening injuries or serious noychlt life threatening injuries. the driver of the semi truck was uninjured and all the injuries are, were passengers aboard the amtrak train. >>reporter: okay. chief, before i let you go, any indication of what caused this? do you know a little bit more about it. trum bring the truck was on the
uncertain and nervous when we got here telling us we needed to be near something we could duck behind in case he came out shooting. he was last seen in this hp parking lot behind me that is cupertino where he tried to carjack a woman, he shot her, she is in the hospital in fair condition, he didn't get her car, they den know. then he was last seen run -- they don't know why. then he was last seen running across the street into a sunnyvale neighborhood. for several hours been doing yard to yard searches with guns drawn and fingers on the trigger. they don't know for sure he's here. they say they will never know unless they look. they've ordered a shelter in place so residents are in the middle of this. many say it is terrifying. they became involved when they first heard the attempted carjacking in the hp parking lot. some told us they were willing to talk about it, they didn't want give their name. some didn't want to show their face. >> i heard three gunshots. i thought it was a car backfiring. then my wife said cars don't backfire three times. then i thought maybe the transformer ex
tree way. lillian kim is there live. lillian take us through what happened here? >>reporter: dan, investigators are still here collecting evidence. shooting happened behind me on lemon tree court just off lemon tree way. antioch police say the man officers shot and killed was a parolee with a gun. neighbors say police gave ample warning to the man they had chased that the antioch neighborhood. >> i was right there and i heard everything. >>reporter: what did you hear them say. telling him to put it down and to, let it go and just get on the ground. but he wasn't listening. >>reporter: that's when soon after they heard a series of gunshots. >> i heard like i think it was cops yelling at him. like saying get down or something and then i just heard like 3 gunshots and then i heard like 12 after that. >>reporter: family member says the man antioch police shot and killed was 33-year-old josh peterson. who lived less an block away from where he was gunned down. antioch police say officers came face-to-face with him after having received a report of a fumingtive in the area.
they weren't using live ammunition and no one was injured. bullet hole through a second floor window. >> [ inaudible ] >> reporter: there was plenty to fix at the plaza, urine, feces, graffiti, needles, trash all had to be removed. all reasons why they say the occupies had to end yesterday. one hopes tonight's demonstration is peaceful. >> don't throw stuff. every time you throw stuff and there's a large amount of people they are going to gas us that drives people away. if we could go without getting gassed we take up two to three blocks. >> reporter: mayor quan is expected to talk to the media today. laura anthony is tracking that. nick smith is here ing on the demonstrations. next demonstration is scheduled for 6:00 tonight. -- terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> amy hollyfield joins us. you have been trying to find out about the use of force and possibly a response from the oakland mayor, any luck? >> reporter: no luck. we have heard the mayor is back in town. she was in washington, d.c.. she got back late last night. she did not return our calls all morning and hasn't made herself av
ads and the outlets told me tonight they are shocked. >> it it comes as a surprise to us. we always believed we were following the law and this is a legal product and we feel that with all of the problems going on in the country today why is the obama administration cracking down on medical marijuana? >> reporter: the bay hardian is one of many media -- bay guardian is one of many media outlets is accepting ads for medical marijuana outlets. >> last we are we paid $2 million in sales taxes to the state of california. $1.1 million in a special cannabis tax to the city of oakland. one has to question the wisdom of this kind of attack on a legal business which is creating jobs and tax revenue at a time of economic crisis. >> reporter: there are fears a crackdown could put some media outlets out of business. while california law permits the sale of federal pot, federal law prohibits people for placing ads for so-called illegal drugs. >> will you continue to sell ads. >> as long as it is legal in the state of california and the u.s. attorney doesn't tell to us stop. >> reporter: federal
night. >> reporter: police are now telling us it with was a training exercise overnight that they never planned to sweep through this camp. but, everyone thought they were and it created quite a reaction here at justin herman plaza. as soon as word spread that police may be forcing people out of justin herman plaza the crowd here grew significantly. included city supervisors, a state senator and assembly member. demonstrators served as their human microphone as they addressed the crowd. >> do not need a violent confrontation. we look forward to working with everyone tonight. to get the message of occupy san francisco out. >> reporter: it appeared as if san francisco police were gearing up for something big. hundreds of officers were pull in overnight. and seemed to be ready to act on mayor ed lee's order to clear out this plaza because of sanitation and safety concerns. but they never showed up. which occupy sf protesters considered a victory. >> proceeded -- we succeeded in getting government and union support. and we succeeded in resisting police attacks. >> reporter: a police spokesm
and foreclosures. amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: protesters feel pleased with what they've done here today. they've managed to shutdown thes with wells fargo branch offices. -- bank customers are not getting in the offices are open. police say some protesters agreed to move away interest those doors. they are blocking the brand. offices. protesters were arrested. wells fargo has not asked them to move the protesters in front of the branch doors. the movement went on the move today with a march straight through the financial district. the hundreds managed to temporarily take over drum street and then sacramento so they could be seen and heard. marching wasn't their main objective today. they were headed to a deck destination, the wells fargo bank on montgomery this is where protesters landed before 8:00 a.m. and cemented -- and settled in for the long haul. >> i would like to get in the building and do my job. >> reporter: instead, well dressed bank employees stood on the sidewalk and batched as protesters expressed their anger towards banks -- >> if you look at banks receiving a 30 b
a year in profit they make, and that money i think should be used or portions should be used to cover the cost of their negligence. >> the san mateo assembly member says it is unconscionable that pg&e would pass 90% of the cost to its customers. but a pg&e spokesperson explained to abc7, "that's how we recover costs for this type of work." the shareholders normally would have paid less than the 10% it is proposing to pay. 234* fact, normally it would have all been covered by customer rates. hill also points out that pg&e receives an 11.35% rate of return on its work. one of the highest in the country. >> perhaps we should look at that rate of return and see if that is appropriate today. they will with that new rate of return and with the fact that they are a liability that will cover the costs they would and conceivably could make a profit on the destruction of san bruno. >> and $350 million of the $2.2 billion upgrade is for unanticipated costs. >> about $350 million of the $2.2 billion is for contingency. well, we shouldn't be paying it up front if they miss -- if they estimate the
a good amount of wind and rain overnight. >> sand yaw patel is tracking it all on radar for us. -- sandhya patel is tracking it for us. >> the wind and the rain are beginning to intensity. you will see that all of the bay area is covered in green. it is just an indication that the rain has begun to spread. look at the wind. half moon bay is gusting to 28 miles an hour as the cold front approaches. and i just want to take you around the bay area and show you where we are getting some downpours from vacaville toward fairfield. you can see on the 101 getting so far a third of an inch of rain. most of the areas are less than a 10th of an inch. as you will see the sierra nevada is picking up some snow. there are some chain controls around highway four if you are heading in that direction in advance of this storm. snow will be amounting to about a foot or more in the high country. rain here in the bay area will be counting in inches. i will be back with a look at your morning forecast and talk about the thunderstorm probability in a few minutes. dan? >> sandhya, thanks very much. >>>
to have more information for you as soon as we get it. stay here with us we'll keep you updated on his condition as soon as we find more information. >> we move next to a chilling story of how one man survived cupertino shooting rampage. co-worker believes almond targeted her enemy. days earlier the yawn said it would no longer defend him for complaints of unsafe driving. mike is the shop steward and tonight he tells his stories about playing dead so that he could live. here's david. >> he was quick. it wasn't just a bullet. bam bam bam. >>reporter: he and his co-workers sat stun and froze as almond shot them one at a time from one end of the table to the other. almond shooting a handgun. >> he started from the end of the table and started shooting down. difference the last one on the table. i was watching everything he was doing. i don't know when i got shot. i had to be facing him. bullet came in and came out of the back. >>reporter: he was shot through the upper right arm. he put the wounded arm over his head and played death as he fell to the floor. he believes that mo
to you report.abc 7 news.com or e-mail us at you report at kg o tv.com and complete coverage of the effect of the storm in the morning of course in the morning news program l starting at 4:30 am. >> get back to more weather a little later on the hour. want to move on now. to other news. >> looking for answers and searching for some kind of resolution. family and friends are gathered in east palo alto tonight. city leaders figure out what to do after a 6-year-old girl was killed hit by a car in a crosswalk last week. john is live at council chambers in east palo alto with more on the story. >>reporter: the city council is in the building behind me. still discussing what they might want to do and also getting some community input. city officials said they had made changes at various crosswalk around the city but that there is room for improvement after this most recent fatal accident. last wednesday morning 6-year-old little girl was killed as she crossed bay road near gloria way. her mother was just a few feet away. teacher miss white parker going to work at different
moore agreed to meet with jean quan. thomas roman is live in oakland for us and has the latest on occupy oak -- oakland. >> there were more than a thousand people gathered here talking about wednesday's proposed general strike. as you can see behind me there are still a few hundred left. the mood here is still one of enthusiastic commitment. michael moore gave a rousing speech supplying occupy oakland with a huge morale boost. >> occupy oakland. occupy everywhere. >> michael moore fired up the hundreds of people who packed the plaza this afternoon. >> in my lifetime i have never seen a movement like this take hold with this many people all across the country. >> moore was boosting morale here in the plaza and mayor quan and police chief jordan held a news con -- news conference in city hall. he was one of the vets injured in the protest. chief jordan was not able to talk to olson, but he spoke to his parents. >> let me express my sorrow for what happened. >> mayor quan says she has tried without success to talk to the occupy camp since tuesday's confrontation. quan was asked by abc7 why
of the rarest feats in human history, changed the way each of us views the world. and tonight, there are spontaneous gatherings at apple stores throughout the bay area. steve jobs battled heather health issues for years. alan wang is joining us from cupertino. >> the company mourns the man who changed apple into a game changer. steve jobs passed away around 4:30 this afternoon. one employee described the mood inside as muted. jobs was widely considered the creative visionary of apple who changed the world with the ipod, the iphone and the ipad. he was a marketing genius who combined art and technology while turning apple into the largest retailer of music with itunes. in 2008 he showed dramatic weight loss. in 2009, received a liver transplant. he took medical leave last january and stepped down as c.e.o. in august. no one here was surprised by today's news. >> it is somber for sure. but everybody's glad that the company is doing as well as it was. i think everybody realizes that he spent a lot of his last, you know, few years there making sure that things were ready to go. mo
used their tasers and one had fired their gun. >> we're not releasing details as to what occurred too prompted the officers for their actions but we hope to release details tomorrow. >> the sergeant who fired the fatal shots has 28 years experience. the residents of complex and there were multiple shots fired. >> i heard gunshots. >> how many? >> three or four gunshots. >> reporter: the san jose police department has had six officer-involved shooting this year and three of them fatal. that is two more incidents than last year and double the number from 2009. independent police auditor is concerned. >>> it's very upsetting when anyone is killed. that there is so many this year. >> since they are not saying whether the suspect had a weapon residents are split on whether deadly force was necessary. >> i think, i've heard that witness to it, he did seem to have a weapon and was very hostile. >> you know the person has a weapon. >>> in six involved shootings there was one city complaint which is what triggers the police auditor to investigate. >> there was one involved the first officer-in
roommate tells us he has a two inch skull fracture in the area of his left forehead and doctors at highland hospital are deciding if surgery is necessary. right now it is unclear if he was hit with a rubber bullet or tear gas or smoke canister. >> it is unfortunate that that happened. i wish that it didn't happen and our goal obviously is not to cause injury to any one but unfortunately this happened and we regret that this injure are happened. >> reporter: doctors told his roommate that he was conscious when arrived at the hospital but was unable to speak more than in yes and no answers. >> really sad. and it makes me angry that two tours in iraq without any to come here andd tomorrow be shot by the people that are supposed to be protecting us. >> he moved here for a systems administration job at a company called owswob. he spent most of the two weeks camping overnight and came to oakland in support of occupy oakland. >> he comes here and now he has a fracture and he is in the hospital in serious condition, you know, with no one knowing exactly when he is going to recover and what conditio
the military of local police departments that allow them to use tear gas against protestors as happened tuesday night in oakland. >> many oakland resident questioning why the city is letting the occupty protestors set up camp again at frank plaza after kicking them out on tuesday. dozens of tent sprung up at the same site where they were removed tuesday that started this violent clash with police. police chief jordan defended the use of force saying that he will not tolerate any assault against police officers. meantime the city handed the protestors a list of safety sanitation requirements that include asking the protestors to not camp overnight in the plaza. >> i'm trying to meet with them. we don't want them to camp downtown. but although it might create great footage, my main concern is that people be safe. the. >> right in the crowd you see mayor kwan trying to talk with the occupty protestors last night but she was shouted down and she left. city promises to investigate allegations of misconduct and excessive use of force by the police. >>> certainly not the kind of attention oakla
sweeney joins us with this information. >> reporter: san jose police are saying the person who they shot and killed sunday is a suspect, was a suspect in the killings of two san jose state students. we have video. the two students were shot and the person who was shot and killed sunday by police, was the suspect in their homicides. inside right now chief moore and the district torn rosen talking about the homicide -- and the district attorney rosen talking the homicides. the most recent shooting by police sunday a report of a suspicious person at the parkside terrace apartment complex. confrontation and police shoot and kill the suspect. the chief is expected to announce details on that, including with whether the suspect with was armed. there were only seven shootings by san jose police over two years, sixth year and three fatal. the chief is expected to offer one possible explanation. >> nationwide law enforcement community has seen an increase in officers being assaulted and kill. naturally, that may drive the numbers up. when an officer uses any type of force in their protection, tha
, tear gas was used. these pictures show a -- scene now more police protesters at this point. it has been peaceful for the moment. you can see it is crowded and there are pieces of tents in the center of that. it is a little chaotic. let's go to a -- amy hollyfield. >> reporter: good morning. they cleared out the plaza quickly. several hours later police are still here. so are the demonstrators. some here at the barricade watching it they've regrouped and scheduling a rally for 4:00 this afternoon. they say they may have gotten pushed out of the plaza this morning but they are not going away. occupy oakland protesters moved dumpsters in front of their camp's entrance when they heard police would be moving in to clear out their camp. the dumpsters did little to keep police from walking into the tent city 4:30 this morning and start making a rests. >> we had 30 that left on their own without incidents. as the officers moved in we arrested 75 people. >> reporter: early in the confrontation smoke and a chemical fill the air and an officer was overcome. police at the scene said protesters unle
at any moment. amy hollyfield joins us from fremont where she just talked to a family from libya. >> reporter: the family was proudly -- proudly has the libyan flag on display. family members stayed home from work they are too distracted, happy and overjoyed. they cannot stop watching the footage about gadhafi's death. the libyan exile didn't believe it until he saw the picture of gadhafi's bloodied body. that's when he really realized the nightmare was finally over. >> it with was a big relief. it has been overdue for 42 years. that's, you know, not a short time. it is a life. >> reporter: he came to the united states for college in 1974. once he graduated he wanted to return home, but realized he couldn't because of gadhafi's rule. his family is still there. during his reign, gadhafi took over his parents' business and threw his brother in prison. >> at within time he criticized the government -- at one time he criticized the government and they an used -- they accused him of trying to revolt against gadhafi and put him six years in prison. >> i have hate for him. iÑivéu desp
's feet. >> we feel we wanted more supporters to come down here. we can make us feel more comfortable. a lot of people can't make it in that direction and we want them to see us. >> at about 8:30, they held a meeting to discuss what they would do if and when police come to enforce the 10 p.m. curfew. some will leave the park peacefully. others hillary cyst peacefully -- will resist peacefully and are ready to get arrested. at this point there is no sign of police enforcement. at least not while tv cameras are here. >> we will see what happens later on. across the bay the occupy movement is enjoying a quiet night. around 100 members of occupy sf marched to city hall demanding their first amendment rights. police tore down tents and tarps citing city rules. mayor ed lee says it has cost the city $100,000 in over time and clean up. while money is not a problem in new york city, the occupy wall street movement is taking in $8,000 a day. the movement is flush with almost a half million dollars, most from on-line donations. there is also a mountain of donated goods, enough to enable protest
the water will be in the wine as well and we don't want that. >> growers tell us they can handle half inch of rain in the next few days no problem for the grape. able to dry out if the warm weather follows. if you want to summarize this, imagine a wine tasting few years from now and some affection lover saying i taste a little rain on october 3rd. reporting from the napa valley, abc 7 news. >>> prominent silicon valley democrat and supporter of president obama tried to warn the white house to stop the from the from visiting solyndra plant in may despite half billion dollar stimulus loan from the feds, that company filed for bankruptcy last mont month. david lou has the story from free mont. >> senior white house advisor to the president received several e-mails warning solyndra might fail and embarrass the president. one of those e-mails came just before president obama visited solyndra newly completed solar tube plant financed mostly by 5 35 million dollar federally backed stimulus loan. steve wesley who was california co-chair of the president 2008 campaign wanted to postpone the vi
restraint. human rights group issued a statement today criticizing the use of tear gas tuesday night. they cite the case of injured protestors scott olson and others who were arrested and forcibly removed from the camp in both oakland and san francisco. in washington white house says president obama understands the protestors frustration but stress they need to uphold the law. >> we obviously believe and insist that everyone behave in a lawful manner. even as they are expressing justifiably their frustrations. >>reporter: spokesman says he has not specifically discussed the oakland protest with the president only the protest in general terms. >>> ininin san francisco mean te police are explaining why they have not shut down the up sf encampment. protestors still camped out at the her machine plaza despite plans for raid last night. the ff pd says they were ready to good in but ultimately decided they would not because they didn't want another situation like what happened in oakland tuesday night. >>> it looked like from the video that we saw on the news accounts that there was
. all combat troops he says will be home by christmas. not declaring victory he did say u.s. troops can leave iraq with their heads held high. >> i can report as promised the arise of our troops in iraq will come home by the end of the year. after nearly nine years, america's war in iraq will be over. >> the thing i wouldn't do that the president is doing is telling the enemy how many troops you are going to bring out and when you are going to bring them out. i don't think that is a good strategy. >> iraq wanted american troops to stay but they would not be immune to prosecution but some will stay to guard the embassy in baghdad. today the war has cost the lives of 4400 american fighters and more than 32,000 have been wounded. in terms of money, the united states has spent more than $700 billion on the war but the president's decision now comes the debate on the timing and what was accomplished over there. jonathan bloom is here with that story. >> the one thing that everybody seems to agree on, they are glad that our troops are coming home. as for what the war accomplished, we found op
for us. tell us what you know about the most recent event and ask you few more questions. what happened tonight? >> what happened tonight was that we had a very similar earthquake, we'll call it an aftershock, it occurred six hours after the previous earthquake. it gave us a really good jolt. i felt it here in menlo park. it's located in a cluster of earthquakes we've had our eye on for about 40 years. this region has a lot of these moderate sized and small sized earthquakes near the berkeley campus. >> does this have to produce a much learjs quake in this area where there has been a cluster of quakes? >> the possibility this would be followed by a much larger earthquake is quite small. this including terrify has been active for a long time, as i mentioned. it's unlikely that foretells a much larger earthquake. that probability is down in a few percent. 95 or 97 or higher probability level this will not be followed by a 5. m less likely it would be followed by a significant earthquake. so it's more in the realm of really good warning for people to get prepared and to remind us all we're
people yesterday. terry mcsweeney joins us with more. a lot of unanswered questions about the case right now. >> reporter: there are. the search for sharif all man ended -- for shareef allman ended. according to the sheriff's office, this ended 7:20 this morning when a deputy on routine patrol spotted him in a driveway. this is an area which yesterday was declared safe by law enforcement. a number of south bay police agencies are confirming the man shot to death by deputies is in fact 47-year-old sharif william all -- sharif all man. >> deputies had an encounter with the man in this area and shots were fired. the person that they encountered is dead. his physical description is very similar to the suspect we were seeking yesterday. >> reporter: there had been an intense manhunt for allman since he opened fire yesterday in the plant where he worked and had reportedly been angered by his move to the night shift. he walked into a meeting and opened fire, killing three and wounding six. two hours later, he shot a woman after attempting a carjacking in a parking lot at homestead and tantau in
that was used to kill the students. >> the officers did the appropriate thing. >> san jose state officials say between january and may of this year they lived in the same dorm campus village. >> we deal with the loss of the two lives, our campus remains safe. >> police say they now believe his motives to kill his friends involved drugs. >> in dealing or using them. we have evidence that shows that he knew eric and communicated with eric and they party together. >> people live near where the murder happened they are relieved that the killer is not on the loose. >> now i know more about the situation, it's not like people getting shot, innocent people. it's drug related. >> police believe that moreno only killed christy that she was eric's girlfriend and she was a victim of circumstance. karina rusk, "abc 7 news." >> the hells angel who they say shot and killed a biker has been identified. the search is now underway for steven ruiz but police admit he may be dead. they say he gunned down 52-year-old a man after a confrontation at a grave side service for funeral saturday for jeffrey pedigrew. >>
inxd oaklad for us. allen? >>reporter: yes the first rain of the season is always a concern because that oil buildup on the roadways can turn into slicks that cause a pretty messy situation. in the north bay where roads got day long soaking the chp says they responded to more than 30 collisions. many likely caused by unsafe speeds on slick road roads. in this park a driver slammed into the back of flatbed pick up and santa rosa the truck spun out and held up traffic on highway 101. this truck rolled 30 feet down an embankment off calistoga road. >> day like today we may see a tripling or quadruple of calls for service for spin outs, for fender bender and for individual running off the roadway. >>reporter: in the east bay the arabian came later in the afternoon during rush hour. in contra costa county near martinez this suv flipped over while trying to negotiate a curve on the pacheco ramp on highway 4. in walnut creek the chp says this car ended up facing the wrong way on the ignacio ramp causing a bottle neck on interstate 6 80. but over all the chp says the east bay saw le
a newly purchased ak 47 to his friends brandon powell over the weekend. said he was going to use it on the racist people at work who were mess with him what are you doing with that. what you going to do with that. he was lick man, these bleep mate job keep messing with me. >>reporter: the deputy involved in the shooting have been identified as santiago, hilt and chris. collectively they have 7 years with the sheriff's department. live in sunnyvale, abc 7 news. >>> all right thank you. survivors of wednesday shooting continue to recover. one man tells dramatic story how he escaped being killed fromal mochbilityd ambrose yo tells us that he saw almond pull out a handgun and start firing. mike was hit in the arm and played dead until almond walked out of the room. this man romero had 2 brothers shot at the lehigh cement plan plant. 1 in good condition at the medical center and almond killed the other. romero describes that mother as man of faith. >> faithful to his company and he was a team leader over ther there. unfortunately leaders that get taken out. >>reporter: woman
and help us take the dangerous person off the street. >>reporter: san jose state officials say the area where the shooting occurred is not an area that students frequent and point out it is about a mile from campus. >>> there's been another officer involved shooting in san jose. happened this morning. it is the third time police officer has shot someone there since friday and the fourth so far this month by law enforcement. vick lehas the latest. >> on friday 27-year-old jason evans grabbed an officer gun which went off during a struggle. no one was hit. police charged evan with attempted murder. on saturday a sheriff's deputy fired ato mary mug. investigators say he was behaving in a threatening manner. the deputy fired several rounds. he was not hit. he ran into the fire department training center where he was captured. of 5:30 this morning. police responded to reports of gunshots near this drive. it startled martha's grand-daughter. >> show said she heard all kinds of shots and showed a car take off real fast. that's what woke her up. >>reporter: police searched the nei
they tried to use tranquilizers. >> we just had a huge tiger, adult tiger, got a tranquilizer in it and went crazy. started to take off and headed away from us to the wooded area and our officers put it down. >> reporter: ohio has more incidents with exotic animals than any other state and its laws are among the most lenient in the country. >> we do have lax laws. i will do everything i can to put these people out of business. >>> the search continues in gold iten gate park meantime for a hawk that apparently was shot with a nail gun. wildlife rescue group searched for several hours for the red tail hawk. it was spotted with a nail extending through the front of its head as you can see in the picture there. red hail hawks are protected under federal law. >>> a lot more to bring you here on the news at 9:00. friends and employees say goodbye to apple cofounder steve jobs. what happened at the private memorial today. >>> the number of your facebook friends could determine how smart you are. wellie plain that. >>> a bit of hollywooded >>> a bit of hollywooded glamour comes to the bay area look,
: the activists are with u.s. uncut, opposing any cuts to public services. murdock, they claim is, trying to benefit from public education. generation wireless makes software for schools. murdoch was invited by former florida governor jeb bush who now heads a nonprofit think tank. bush has long supported charter schools, performance-based charter school pay and digitized learning. >> this conference is about how do you make a profit out of this fiscal crisis. there's very little about academic achievement. it is about how do you get a return from your dollar. this is rupert murdoch-ville. >> he is a controversial figure and during his speech, mentioned steve jobs, considered by many to be an icon, a visionary. >> mon none lease -- mon none e like our public school system do not work and therefore parents deserve school vouchers. >> they marched in favor of vouchers but protestors still heckledmurdoch. >> well, it makes everything a little more interesting. >> he thought he had a deal with the public schools but the deal fell threw because of the phone-hacking scandal involving his newspa
did arrest several occupy protesters during the night. katie marzullo joins us from the scene. the demonstrators are back. are police going after that guy on wall? >> reporter: hi. easy answer to that, no, they are not going to go after him. occupy san jose has been a small group just a handful gathered now. as of early this morning, the protest is on a new level. that is sean sitting or standing on that wall about three stories up. he dodged being arrested last night with four others who were taken away for camping. sean says he's not going to come down until his group is allowed to stay here day and night with the help of a temporary permit. his name is sean o'kelly. as of early this morning he's looking down on fellow occupy san jose protesters from a 60 foot high perch. >> we are standing on top of a mountain now if that snowball stars to roll it going to become an avalanche. >> reporter: she tell us sean has everything he needs and is staying put. police are okay with that, so far. >> we are not going to confront him and precipitate him jumping or falling to evade officer
. [ chanting ] >> in san diego, meantime, police use pepper spray and there are arrests. good evening, i'm dan ashley. carolyn johnson has the night off. the occupied movement against corporate greed continues to grow across the country and in the bay area. in oakland, demonstrators took to the streets and tomorrow is being called an international day of action. sergio is live with the story tonight. >> reporter: i will tell you what, this group here at oakland city hall has actually been pretty quiet for most of the evening. they were conducting an improvised town hall meeting but only in the last few minutes did they turn up the turntables and it is kind of a party right now. what had been a significant demonstration on city hall became a demonstration in the street. dozens broke off from the encampment to shout and chant their message. this was a demonstration that was loud and confrontational but not violent. among those participating, stephanie and friends remained after the march was over. >> i am proud of this because we are a part of the 99% and everything is sort of set up with us at
as well as the other victims. >> i walked by and say oh my god that's where i used to live. i know some of the families next door. i wanted to make sure they were okay. >> don't know the names of the victims yet. their relationship to each other has not been verify. police believe they are related, but not sure how. police also say they phone a third person hiding in the home, a woman in her 30s. she was not injured. they have a witness who can tell them more. we don't know what the motive is. police are still investigating and gathering dna he have. we'll tell you more about that, as that evidence and that information becomes clear, -- once again two elderly people with stab wounds, one with life-threatening injuries. suspect was shot and also has life-threatening injuries. eric thomas, abc7 news. >>> in what is believed to be a bay area first oakland police officer's wearable video has captured footage from an incident in which he shot and killed an armed suspect. september 25th, the officer opened fire in the 9900 block of cherry street after he says the suspect threatened him with a
pipeline is being used. and lawmakers are taking steps to change that. we saw firsthand the damage they can cause when the natural gas leak from the pipeline caused this fire in coope coopertino ts summer. >> this dramatic fire in roseville on september 28th should have never happened. they say the recommendations by the national transportation safety board in 1998 were simply ignored. >> they made recommendations that were very clear and concise, and pg&e didn't follow them and the public utilities didn't require them to follow them. >> the legislation revealed today would require the utility commission to follow recommendations made and that's something thatled residents here support. >> the general idea is like, oh, boy, is it ever needed. thank goodness. >> pg&e admits that it knew about the safety concerns of the adelaide pipe. and it's stepping up efforts to fix those problems. >> we kept a close eye on the system over the years and if there's an area where it was creating more than typical, and we go in to make it stronger. >> there are weekly gas inspections at the coopertino causew
. take us through it. >> he was attempting a flight that according to the specifications, tested the plane to its limit. the 65-year-old man was in a twin-engine cessna to hawaii this afternoon. he radioed the f.a.a. which notified the hilo coast guard to tell them the pilot was low on fuel and would then run out. >> when the pilot was approximately 400 miles out, the coast guard c-130 went out to rendezvous with him. we basically guided him in the entire way talking to him. >> before 9:00 p.m. he ditched the plane 13 miles north of the big island. >> he was able to ditch his aircraft safely and crawl out to the wing of his aircraft where a coast guard rescue swimmer from a helicopter that was trailing this entire revolution was able to get to him quickly, recover him and now they have taken him to the hilo medical center. >> this is a photo of the cessna t-310 involved. according to flight specifications it has a maximum range up to 2300 miles. the distance from monterey to hilo is 2315. he was able to ditch 13 miles short of his destination. the coast guard was monitoring the d
and will it be safe? amy hollyfield has been at the scene all morning. she joins us live answers. >> reporter: we are 15, 20 minutes away from the far two lanes on the left opening up. caltrans has inspected the highway and feels confident it is safe to drive on. the far right lanes will be open -- won't be opening yet because they want to repair the guardrail that was damaged. they are hoping that will be completely open by 12, they are not certain at this point this has been a mess to cleanup. the big rig truck was the last of the three vehicles to crash in this chain reaction. it caused the most damage. the truck blocked all four of the southbound 101 lanes and the leaking diesel caught on fire. >> it looked like another vehicle involved in a separate collision which created another collision. >> reporter: the driver of the big rig was taken to the hospital with a woman driving one of the other cars. they are both pecked to be okay. thanks to another woman who ran -- ran to he did had the driver of the truck. >> a good samaritan pull the driver of the big rig from the fire. >> reporter: crews
agents say they plan to assassinate the saudi ambassador to the u.s. a bomb was supposed to detonate in a washington, d.c. restaurant. >> when the confidential source noted that there could be 100 to 150 people in a fictional restaurant where the requested bombing would take place, the lead defendant said no problem and no big deal. >> officials say the plot was directed from iran by the country's special foreign actions unit. but he says these iranian agents are amateurs compared to the kutz. >> i watched these guys for 30 years. they don't transfer money, but they use only proxies. >> he adds that an attack on a dc restaurant is an act of war and can't see why iran would want to do that. iran denies the whole thing. he says the outraged reaction by the u.s. could be exactly what someone plotting to overthrow the iranian government would want. >>> the republican presidential hopefuls debated in new hampshire this evening and now that herman cane is climbing in the polls, the field zeroed in on the pizza business king and his 999 tax plan. factt is a catchy phrase. i thought it was t
. kristen sze is off today. >> amy hollyfield joins us from oakland. before you talk about the strike there appears there is a new victory for the occupiers regarding those medical supplies? >> reporter: right. city officials just returned medical supplies police confiscate last week when they cleared out this camp. not only were they returning the place they were busy responding to a threat to city hall. a threat that turned out not to be credible. an investigation griff action looked like -- aggressive action looked like the last thing on the protesters' mind this morning. but there were was support. people are not being allowed to walk into the front door. a private security firm has guarded throughout the building. the mayor's reception area is locked. a woman who works at the front desk spoke to us through the locked door. occupy oakland was quick this morning to deny plans to take over the mayor's office. >> someone got into our e-mail discussion group and then falsely released a press release saying we planned to sit-in at the mayor's office. it is not true. nothing like that.
but terrified. >> that environment was tenable for us. we have our masks, air, coats and helmets. for her, not so much. >> for me to communicate through my mask, i have you, you are safe. we are going this way. >> reporter: the women were safely outside within 90 seconds. firefighting efforts then began. after 13 years on-the-job, this was a first for engineer chris. >> i've been on fires where the victims aren't so fortunate especially this time of the night. >> all the badx4ú2 days you ha, this makes it worth it. >> reporter: both fire officials and a friend on the scene confirmed that the women are fine. they suffered minor smoke inhalation. as for the cause, at this point it appears to be an electrical malfunction in the attic. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> what an amazing story. >>> san jose district attorney just announced the decision on whether he will reopen a controversial rape case against several de anza college students. >> reporter: he has decided not to file charges. the woman who said she was raped is disappointed that the district attorney cannot prove a crime was commi
in antioch. witnesses tell us police chased a man into a garage on lemon tree way where he opened fire and they shot him multiple times. friend of the man who was shot says that he had shot at a police dog when police shot and killed hi him. so far police have not giving us details of the shooting but we are running it down. we have a reporter on the scene. more for you as soon as we get it. certainly full live report coming up on 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >> mean time san jose police release the 911 dispatch recordings from the seventh officer involved shooting this year. >> has a gun in the waist band visual. he's breathing lying down. >> gun in waist band breathing laying down. >>reporter: police respond to deluxe motel on east broke road yesterday. after reports of a suspicious man with a gun. officers found him in a stairwell and fired several times when they say he reached for the gun in his waist band. suspect is believed to have been intoxicated. he remains in the hospital tonight. 4 officers involved have been replace -- have been placed on routine paid admi
the mayor's office she has too many decisions to make about occupy oakland to talk to us specifically about. but amy hollyfield did catch up with her at a separate event. >> reporter: we just wanted to ask you about -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: no comment on why -- why they are being allowed to stay there? >> we are only going to do bay bridge things. >> reporter: mayor quan is is going to find the problem is back again. right back where occupy oakland set up camp more than two ago, 30 tents have sprung up. this man slept without a sleeping bag. many hope to get back to the message. >> i've seen that not everyone in the america has the same chance towards success. the old pull yourself up by your boot straps is bull. >> reporter: the basic demand is that the whole -- >> the basic demand is that the whole system has to be changed from favoring corporations to people. >> reporter: scott olsen is the ex-marine injured tuesday night by a tear gas canister. he's now in fair question. mayor quan visited olsen released a statement saying she apologizes for what happened tuesday night. her attempt
? the cofounder of apple actually in line and told us he would be there all night. >> every single i-phone is that worthy and it made me thinking about waiting in line all night to get tickets for rolling stones in winterland so i will stay up all night for this event even though i don't have to. >> thousands waiting in line, some including the denver case company, enjoying the publicity. >> enjoying the fun that everybody will have on the streets here. >> reporter: for some, it was more some better, reflecting on steve jobs who lost his life last week. >> this is steve's show. >> it is an incremental upgrade over the previous version i-phone 4, has a little better camera, better features. >> but it has a voice activated feature that will talk to you, look up messages, answer questions. >> what is the best cell phone. >> you are kidding, right? >> , no really, what is the best cell phone. >> wait, there are other phones? >> so you can tell it has a little attitude. when we asked her what do you think of the android, she wouldn't dignify the question with an answer but tomorrow, they
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